Keys to the Past

Cross (Hexham)

A cross standing at this site marked the eastern boundary of Hexham Abbey. The base of a cross can still be seen in the grounds of Hexham Hospital. It is not thought that this base is of any great age.

Reference number:N8724
Historical period: Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hexham

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